Ensuring a healthy future for Jefferson Parish

LCMC Health has reached an agreement to acquire East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH), pending approval by East Bank Jefferson Parish voters. This agreement ensures a strong hospital in East Jefferson for years to come, providing quality health care to the region. The acquisition will ensure workforce retention and infuse $100 million in investments.

Continuity of Care

Provides EJGH patients the ability to continue seeing their current physicians and health care teams


Increased mobility and opportunities for EJGH’s talented team within the LCMC Health system

Patient access

Gives EJGH patients broader access to health care teams and specialists across the LCMC Health family


Preserves the East Jefferson General Hospital legacy of care, established in 1971


“Based on our analysis of the facts and circumstances...H2C believes the transaction value range is fair, from a financial point of view.” (H2C is an independent national health care firm hired by Jefferson Parish Council.)

About LCMC Health

LCMC Health is a Louisiana-based health care system comprised of five hospitals — Children’s Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center — each with their own unique history and commitment to serving the city. We’re on a mission to provide extraordinary care for every person in the region and to bring a little more heart and soul to health care along the way.  

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About East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital serving the East Bank and the New Orleans area. Since 1971, EJGH has formed a bond with the community, and is proud to have grown along with them. The extraordinary care provided by EJGH is frequently recognized with national accolades, including being ranked the #1 hospital in Louisiana in overall hospital care by Carechex. EJGH’s annual payroll of $100 million is a strong economic source in Jefferson Parish.

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